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Joseph and the coat of many colors. It’s a classic story with all the right elements: sibling rivalry, bitter betrayal, unexpected power, and ultimate forgiveness. But what if we’ve missed the real story behind the story? More than just the account of one man’s life, Voddie Baucham Jr. reveals how the story of Joseph is a key moment in the storyline of the Bible. Demonstrating God’s unwavering commitment to his people, Joseph’s life fits into God’s original plan to save the world through a promised Messiah: Jesus Christ. With fresh and engaging insights into the biblical text, Baucham examines Joseph’s life in light of the gospel, helping readers grasp the history-altering significance of this amazing story.
This was a
very good book on an old story. The author breaks down the story by chapters
and brings the story into today's world and connects it with the New Testament.
Which is what most teachers of the Bible do. I just had not seen it brought
forth in the story of Joseph. The author looks at how to be a better parent, by
not showing favoritism to a child while neglecting your other children. That
lying like the older sons did, did not gain anything for them. That when Joseph
some 30 years later meet his brothers again he forgave them. That forgiveness
is really the most important thing for us. To forgive as we ask God to forgive
us and Jesus died for our sins so we may be forgiven. Joseph truly forgave his
brothers and that freedom allowed him to live the peaceful life he felt. He was
able to go through everything he did with a knowing it was OK. These were
different ways that the story was broken down. I had never heard or read anyone
go so far with the story. Made me look at it differently and that is a go
thing. A very good book. I got this book from Net Galley.
Two lonely towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher never turns back. It's not in his nature. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets is big trouble. So in Lee Child’s electrifying new novel, Reacher—a man with no fear, no illusions, and nothing to lose—goes to war against a town that not only wants him gone, it wants him dead.
It wasn’t the welcome Reacher expected. He was just passing through, minding his own business. But within minutes of his arrival a deputy is in the hospital and Reacher is back in Hope, setting up a base of operations against Despair, where a huge, seething walled-off industrial site does something nobody is supposed to see . . . where a small plane takes off every night and returns seven hours later . . . where a garrison of well-trained and well-armed military cops—the kind of soldiers Reacher once commanded—waits and watches . . . where above all two young men have disappeared and two frightened young women wait and hope for their return.
Joining forces with a beautiful cop who runs Hope with a cool hand, Reacher goes up against Despair—against the deputies who try to break him and the rich man who tries to scare him—and starts to crack open the secrets, starts to expose the terrifying connection to a distant war that’s killing Americans by the thousand.
Now, between a town and the man who owns it, between Reacher and his conscience, something has to give. And Reacher never gives an inch.
Another good Jack Reacher story. For the most part kept up with the action throughout the book. This was a quick read and just something to read for fun. A good story.